BSNL revises Wi-Fi Hotspot plans, introduces promotional plans with increased data usage

By May 31st, 2016 AT 12:29 PM

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has announced revision of Wi-Fi Hotspot plans across India. Apart from revising existing plans, BSNL has also introduced new promotional WiFi plans. The new tariff will come to with effect from May 27, 2016 and promotional WiFi plans will be available for a period 90 days.

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BSNL has revised existing WiFi plans WiFi 30 and WiFi 50 to offer increased data usage of 300MB and 500MB respectively. The validity of both plans have been increased  to 7 days and 14 days.

At the same time, BSNL WiFi 90 and WiFi 150 plans have been revised to WiFi 80 and WiFi 100 offering reduced data usage of 500MB and 1GB respectively. The plans now comes with increased validity of 28 days as promotional offer for 90 days.

Plan Name Existing Revised
Price (incl. of service

tax)

Data Volume & Validity Price

(incl.      of service tax)

Data Volume & Validity
BSNL WiFi 30Rs. 30/-200 MB, 1 Day validityRs. 30/- 300 MB, 7 Days validity
BSNL WiFi 50Rs. 50/-400 MB, 1 Day validityRs. 50/- 500 MB, 14 Days validity
BSNL WiFi 90Rs. 90/-800 MB, 3 Days** validityRs. 80/- 500 MB, 28 Days validity
BSNL         WiFi

150

Rs. 150/-1.5 GB, 7 Days** validityRs. 100/- 1 GB, 28 Days validity

** 3 days & 7 days validity on promotional basis for 90 days w.e.f. 06-04-2016

 BSNL has also introduced 7 new promotional WiFi plans for period of 90 days.  The new plans are priced from Rs 10 to Rs 599 and offer almost double data when compared to existing 2G/3G plans from BSNL. However, the validity of the plans are lower than current WiFi plans.

Plan Name Price   (inclusive service tax) of Data Volume & Validity
BSNL WiFi 10Rs. 10/-100 MB, 1 Day validity
BSNL WiFi 60Rs. 60/-1 GB, 3 Days validity
BSNL WiFi 75Rs. 75/-1 GB, 7 Days validity
BSNL WiFi 180Rs. 180/-2 GB, 15 Days validity
BSNL WiFi 240Rs. 240/-3 GB, 30 Days validity
BSNL WiFi 349Rs. 349/-5 GB, 30 Days validity
BSNL WiFi 599Rs. 599/-10 GB, 30 Days validity

Note: Check with customer care before opting for above plans

BSNL has stated that the above promotional plans will be offered only at locations where there are no existing BSNL services. This is to ensure there are no impact for existing BSNL Broadband/3G services due to the introduction of the WiFi plans.  WiFi Hotspot Services is being offered by BSNL at different locations in association with Hot Spot Service Provider on revenue sharing basis.

An IT professional who has got great passion for telecom. Has been closely watching Indian telecom space since 2009.

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